American University Arrival Form

All students are required to submit arrival details before they depart for American University. Airport transfer is available at both Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Reagan National Airport (DCA) airports.

Please provide your arrival details at least 15 days in advance of the program start date. We need to know when you are arriving so we can:

  • Confirm your housing and enrollment.
  • Arrange your free ride from the airport to campus.
  • Help prevent any issues with enrollment once you arrive.


Please plan your arrival on your scheduled move-in date:

For all application and payment deadlines as well as move-in and program start dates,
Please visit our profile on for Important Dates.

Arriving before your scheduled move-in date?

You will need to arrange your own private airport transfer and accommodation. Please refer to your Next Steps Guide for a list of hotels and transportation services near American University. Contact us if you are arriving prior to or after the move-in date and would like to book airport transfer service. We will do our best to accommodate requests outside of move-in dates.